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8 resources with the keyterm media studies

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Lesson: Paul Chan: 1st Light and 5th Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Paul Chan's latest exhibit includes seven manifestations of light. Today, kids analyze the pieces 1st Light  and 5th Light. They consider the concept of opposed or dualistic realities found in literature, society, and Chan's work. They...
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Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learn about film and TV ratings systems in Canada (includes a comparison to the MPAA system) and how they influence appropriate viewing for youths. A detailed commentary about the film Seven pointed at revealing flaws in ratings systems...
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How Media Shapes Perception

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain the impact that the media may have in shaping their intellectual and emotional responses to current events. They examine broadcast and Web-based news sites to find subtexts through the use of language, audio, and visual...
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Life, Camera, Action

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate the history, politics and culture of Somalia. They analyze media coverage and portrayal of the country. They focus on the role of media in reporting on Somalia and the current debate over the film Black Hawk Down.
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Covering the News

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare the coverage of two crime stories Using local or national newspapers, news magazines and other reference materials, each group trace the "unfolding" of two crime stories: The Laci Peterson investigation plus one students
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Discussion Guide: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover that wars and human rights abuses are going on around the world every day. They discuss how the media decide what should be covered and what should not?
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Analyzing Messages in Post-September 11th Songs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine persuasive techniques in the media and help them think critically about the messages they receive from stories and songs about themselves, and political issues.
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Biography: 15 Years and Counting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students witness the evolution of an episode of Biography from inception to final airing. They follow the procedure used for research, editing and producing the final project.